Sohel Anwar, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor and Graduate Chair
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Director, Mechatronics Research Laboratory

School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
A Purdue University School
723 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
Room: SL 260F

Phone: (317) 274-7640
Fax: (317) 274-9744

Dr. Anwar received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ in 1995. His dissertation was on Modeling and Predictive Control of Chatter Instabilities in Single Point Turning Processes.

He is a member of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and Faculty Advisor for the student branch of SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers). Dr. Anwar conducts research in areas of Advanced Automotive Control Systems, Hybrid / Electric Vehicle Control and Energy Management, Novel Sensor Development, Model Based Traction Battery Diagnostics, Smart Self-folding Structures, Biomedical Device Development, and Wind Turbine Modeling and Control. Dr. Anwar's past and recent research grants include those from US Department of Energy, Indiana Office of Energy and Defense Developments, Cummins Inc., Delphi Corporation, NSK Precision America, Visteon Corporation, and Servo Tech Inc. He is also the recepient of a visiting faculty fellowship from University of Melbourne, Australia.  Dr. Anwar has published over 100 technical papers in these areas and holds thirteen US patents related to his research in the above areas. His other research interests include Alternative Energy Propulsion and MEMS.

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